First Lego League’s Cosmobots Compete for State Championship

CAPTION: The Harker Lego League Team. The team won their Frist Lego League competition and are moving onto regionals at Rowan. WOOLWICH — First Lego League (FLL) is a global program that introduces STEM to children through real world problem solving and robotics. Students learn teamwork skills and build confidence while competing against other teams. […]

Status of Oliphant Mill Road Dam Discussed

WOOLWICH TWP. – Throughout the first public session of the Woolwich Township Committee meeting on Jan. 17, the committee answered several residents’ questions regarding the rebuilding progress of the dam on Oliphant Mill Road. Oliphant Mill Road has been closed for approximately two years after a series of storms and severe road damage led to […]

Swedesboro Native Writes, Directors, and Stars in Award-Winning Film Chrissy Judy

Huff Post calls it “a charming indie comedy that explores the challenges of finding — and maintaining — a chosen family.” Outburst Arts calls it “A surprising and bittersweet comedy,” and The Queer Review calls it “gorgeously directed.” According to Edge Media Network, Flaherty the director is assured and bold in his choices. Flaherty the […]

Swedesboro-Woolwich Parks & Recreation Upcoming Events

BINGO Time for B-I-N-G-O! We are hosting a Family Bingo Night on Friday, February 10, in the Woolwich Township Municipal Building starting at 7 p.m. We will play 7 games and provide light refreshments. The winner of each game will receive a full-size candy bar. The winner of the final game will take home a […]

Names In The News

Hailey Tabar and David Venuti, both of Mullica Hill, and Derek Coleman, of Swedesboro, were named to the Dean’s List at Bucknell University during the fall semester of the 2022-23 academic year. Jenna Delmar, of Swedesboro, was named to Susquehanna University’s Dean’s List for the fall 2022 semester.

African-American Black History Program, Feb. 26

SWEDESBORO — Experience the music, joy and beauty of African-American culture at the area’s premiere Black History Program, Feb. 26 at 3:00, at the First Baptist Church, 700 Auburn Ave., in Swedesboro. This joyous program, now back in-person after the pandemic, promises to have something for everyone. The program is free and open to the […]

Kingsway’s Business Leadership Academy

This year, Kingsway’s Business Leadership Academy (BLA) is expanding their club “DECA” into their local communities. Led by senior president, Aliviyah Mateo, the purpose of DECA is to help introduce students to competition in the business world. Kingsway’s chapter of DECA includes 115 students. DECA stands for Distributive Education Clubs of America, and it is […]

Enjoy these delicious recipes from The Vintner’s Wife at Wagonhouse Winery

In early 2004 Dan and Heather decided to start a vineyard and winery. They leased some land from Dan’s family who had been farming in Mickleton for over a century, planted some grapes and hoped for the best. Nineteen years, 30 wines, and three boys later, they are still moving forward with all the energy […]

February Issue Obituaries

BILLBROUGH — Alice S. Billbrough (nee Shepard) age 89 years of Swedesboro, died peacefully in her home on Dec. 19, 2022. She was the wife of the late Sylvester Billbrough and a homemaker. She is survived by her children, Ann Billbrough of Swedesboro, William and Mary Billbrough of Orlando, Florida and her granddaughter, Allison Billbrough. […]